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Which is the most effective kind of exercise for weight management?

Which is the most effective kind of exercise for weight management?

Aerobic: Aerobic exercise- an activity that elevates your heart rate and you can continuously do that activity-ideally for a minimum of 20 minutes but working toward a goal of 60 min 5 days per week. Brisk walking, running, cycling, swimming, etc. Make sure you enjoy it and can have fun. Having a workout partner helps so you can motivate each other. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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Which type of diet is most effective for weight loss?

Which type of diet is most effective for weight loss?

Depend on what diet: If you are dieting to loose weight only. 1 consume few calories less than wha you are consumong now 2avoid simple carbs that is sucrose, fructose&glucose 3 avoid processed food 4 eat whole grains and cereals 5fruits¬ fruit juices 6eat vegetables 7cut down on red meat, eat chichen &fish 8dont drink soda&juices, drink water 9exercise regularly 10 dont stay hungry. ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate form of exercise for abdominal muscle?

What is the most appropriate form of exercise for abdominal muscle?

Abs: I don't think that there is 1 best type of exercise to work on the abdomen. Also what is your goal w your abs? To tighten your abdominal muscles consider doing crunches, reverse crunches, exercise ball crunches, pelvic thrusts, lying leg raises, side bridge & “bicycling” exercise on your back. Insure that you are engaging in regular aerobic exercise. A trainer at a gym can show you lots more. ...Read more

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What type of treatment is the most effective for eating disorders?

What type of treatment is the most effective for eating disorders?

Envision Ur Recovery: Ideally, treatment would include careful medical & mental health assessment, followed by individualized treatment involving medical & nutritional support, plus long-term individual & family psychotherapy. From mental health perspective, conditions like depression & anxiety would be treated & treatment might include meds. Hardest thing = finding & sustaining motivation 2recover. Http//www.anad.org. ...Read more

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What is the most effective diet for teens?

What is the most effective diet for teens?

Set achievable goals: Successful dieting requires that a person stick to a plan for months or years, so easier goals & small milestones are good. He must be happy with the foods he gets to eat, so severe calorie restriction is usually unsuccessful. One can cut back on calories enough to lose 1-2 pounds a week, and he will be more likely to stay with that modest type of plan. One-two pounds a week is 50-100 pounds/year! ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate form of exercise to lose weight?

What is the most appropriate form of exercise to lose weight?

Cardio Mix: You cannot target specific areas for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue to lose (not everyone does), then consider an increase in cardio & a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, elliptical, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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What is the most efficient and safe medication for fibromyalgia?

What is the most efficient and safe medication for fibromyalgia?

Antidepressants: may be used for chronic muscle pain disorders and are frequently prescribed for the management of fibromyalgia. While first line choices are the tricyclic compounds, an SSRI or other class of antidepressant can be substituted when side effects are intolerable. ...Read more

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What is the most effective and safest recommended weightloss program?

What is the most effective and safest recommended weightloss program?

Lifestyle: Bottom line to loose weight is you need to burn more calories than you take in . Eat smarter/smaller portions or burn more calories by exersizing. Both at the same time is ideal. Make small consistent changes and the long term weight loss and health benefits will follow. If a program is needed for motivation and education then weight watchers has a good, sensible program. ...Read more

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Which type of fruit to eat for weight loss is the very best?

Allexcept: Strawberry, cantaloupe, berries, no papaya, banana, mango, eat one slice of these fruits no grapes. Lot of srawberris. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective and cheap treatment for diabetes?

Which is the most effective and cheap treatment for diabetes?

Metformin: Metformin is clearly the best drug for type 2 diabetes, and it is generic and cheap. Metformin is also the only drug shown to reduce heart disease and stroke in type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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Which is the most ultimate exercise for weight loss?

Which is the most ultimate exercise for weight loss?

Any!: Any exercise that you enjoy and can do will work! make sure that it is safe to exercise with your doctor first, and then start doing something you enjoy! walking, boxing, gardening, swimming, volleyball, pogo-sticking, the skies the limit. The key is not what you do, but how intense it is. Getting your heart rate up to a goal range (depends on gender and age) for 150 minutes a week is the goal! ...Read more

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What is the most appropriate form of relief for arthritic/aching weight bearing joints?

What is the most appropriate form of relief for arthritic/aching weight bearing joints?

Arthritis: As far as medication is concerned, nsaids (over the counter and prescription) and tylenol (acetaminophen) are commonly used. Talk to your doctor to make sure you can tolerate these medications. Low impact exercise such as swimming, biking, and elliptical use can be helpful as well. ...Read more

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Which is the most effective and easiest exercise for obesity at home ?

Which is the most effective and easiest exercise for obesity at home ?

Aerobic.: Obesity implies that you have too much fat on your body; this can be reduced with cardiovascular exercise, such as treadmill, elliptical, stationary bicycle or aerobics classes you might be able to find on television or on DVD. Weight training can help too; you can buy some light free weights to keep at home. ...Read more

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What is the most effective treatment for obese women with PCOS in order to reduce weight and start ovulating regularly? What kind of diet is best?

What is the most effective treatment for obese women with PCOS in order to reduce weight and start ovulating regularly? What kind of diet is best?

Fasting & LCHF food: combined. Obesity, PCOS & Infertility ALL driven by LFHC foods. Study: http://goo.gl/k8x9LF, https://goo.gl/SYJzWh, https://goo.gl/URQBQQ, http://goo.gl/GWev0g, https://goo.gl/rCKP68, http://goo.gl/02iz6i, https://goo.gl/71BiUT, http://goo.gl/0zGMvn, http://goo.gl/gGXn9f, http://garytaubes.com, http://goo.gl/ynq0BZ, http://goo.gl/foDTU0, etc. Food choices/quantity=crucial; avoid meds, weigh daily. ...Read more

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What is the most common form of treatment for women with hirsutism and is does it work?

What is the most common form of treatment for women with hirsutism and is does it work?

Underlying cause: The first line is to treat the underlying cause: polycystic ovarian syndrome and congenital adrenal hyperplasia are 2 common disorders that include hirsutism. Idiopathic hirsutism (without underlying cause) is treated with a combined approach, which can include birth control pills, anti-androgenic oral drugs, and sometimes tweezing, shaving or electrolysis. ...Read more

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Which is the most ultimate exercise for leg circulation?

Which is the most ultimate exercise for leg circulation?

Exercise that moves.: Exercise that moves your legs! walking, running, cycling, stair stepper, elliptical machine, climbing stairs at home. All are beneficial! ...Read more

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Which is the most effective kind of exercise for weight management?

Aerobic: Aerobic exercise- an activity that elevates your heart rate and you can continuously do that activity-ideally for a minimum of 20 minutes but working toward a goal of 60 min 5 days per week. Brisk walking, running, cycling, swimming, etc. Make sure you enjoy it and can have fun. Having a workout partner helps so you can motivate each other. ...Read more

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Are amway weight management products effective?

Are amway weight management products effective?

Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse particular products or product lines. ...Read more

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I actually don't know much about diet. Does it or exercise help with weight management?

I actually don't know much about diet. Does it or exercise help with weight management?

Both: Weight management is a simple formula: calories in vs. Calories out. A sensible diet combined with regular aerobic exercise will keep most people at their ideal body weight. All else being equal, it takes a lot of exercise to reverse a bad diet: one donut can take an hour of jogging to burn off. If your goal is weight loss, this is best started with professional help: ask your doctor for advice. ...Read more

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What role does exercise play in weight management?

What role does exercise play in weight management?

Maintenance: While changing baseline activity/exercise level is important for weight loss.... Regular exercise is even more important to maintain weight loss... ...Read more

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I am breastfeeding is there any type of weight management supplement i can take that don't affect my baby? If not any natural suggestion?

I am breastfeeding is there any type of weight management supplement i can take that don't affect my baby? If not any natural suggestion?

Supplement? No, None: While this has been an area of intense clinical research & development for >3 decades, since low saturated-fat diets were promoted & the obesity epidemic took off; progress very slow & success limited. Victoza (liraglutide) & symlin, fda approved for diabetes mellitus (not wt. Loss per-se), non-pregnant/breast feeding, are helpful. Best: cut the carbs, study nusi.Org + video “sugar: the bitter truth” & exercise. ...Read more

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What is the best weight management and calorie tracker device/arm band or watch? I like indoor exercise. Thanks!

What is the best weight management and calorie tracker device/arm band or watch?  I like indoor exercise. Thanks!

There are : Apps for this on most smart phones. I track my walking on my galaxy s4. Give that a try first. ...Read more

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Is weight management vital to good health?

Absolutely!: Aside from quitting smoking, it's one the more important thing you can do to improve your overall health. ...Read more

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What should we do control our weight management?

Low glycemic diet : The healthiest diet is a low glycemic diet. There is also evidence that adequate sleep, vitamin d and the proper probiotics contribute to maintaining normal weight. Exercise is important, and you can start slow; just take a walk every day. Keep stress low as stress hormones can contribute to being overweight. Drink enough water; sometimes the body confuses hunger with thirst. ...Read more

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What are the guidelines for healthy weight management?

What are the guidelines for healthy weight management?

Good Diet & Exercise: Diet and exercise are the keys to weight management programs. However, 95% of the program is selecting the correct diet. Low fat diets are only partially effective and for only about 30% of the population. Low carbohydrate diets are the most effective for long term weight loss and management. Adding an appropriate exercise routine including resistance and cardiovascular training is essential. ...Read more

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What is the role of physical activity in weight management?

What is the role of physical activity in weight management?

Exercise and Weight : Generally speaking when trying to change your shape you should use exercise for two purposes. To increase metabolism and to maintain muscle mass. It is not wise to use exercise as a weight loss tool since you can eat many more calories than you can exercise away. Lower your carb intake, eat frequent small meals or snacks and drink plenty of water. Work to keep your heart rate between 100-120 bpm. ...Read more

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What do you advise if i want some help with my weight management?

Weight Management: Weight issues are very common these days. One problem is decreased activity, but in my opinion it is mostly due to the food that we eat. For most people, it would be best to eat a low carbohydrate, moderate fat, moderate protein diet, with 8 to 10 servings of non-starchy vegetables a day. Some people have low thyroid function that contributes to weight problems. Get a medical checkup to know. ...Read more

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How can some "natural" weight management pills control the reviews they get?

Ringers: I would be very skeptical of reviews you might see on line, those can come from anywhere, including the brother in law of the producer. Look for scientific reviews or double blinded randomized trails, if they don't exist these reviews are called testimonials with all the validity on an infomercial. ...Read more

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What are the two traditional approaches to weight management and overall health?

What are the two traditional approaches to weight management and overall health?

Eat less exercise mo: Counting calories... but mainly seeing where you are messing up. Might be helpful https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1775472781/devils-diet It is like an addiction, and we tend to eat on the basis of triggers like boredom, anger, habit... ...Read more

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Could honey help in weight management?

Could honey help in weight management?

I WOUDLNT BET ON IT: HONEY IS A MIXTURE OF SUGAR AND OTHER COMPOUNDS. IT DOES HAVE ANTI-INFLAMMATORY AND ANTI-BACTERIAL PROPERTIES TO IT. HOWEVER, TAKEN ALONE IT CAN CAUSE A SPIKE IN YOUR SUGAR LEVEL AND CAUSE YOU TO GAIN WEIGHT. I ADVISE MY PATIENTS TO MAINTIN A LOW-GLYCEMIC DIET, EXERCISE FOR 60 MINS/DAY 4-5 DAYS/WEEK. MINIMAL ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION, 7-9 HRS/SLEEP, AND KEEP STRESS AT BAY. ...Read more

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Can honey be helpful in weight management?

Can honey be helpful in weight management?

Calorie...: Is a calorie is a calorie... Even though honey is a more natural sweetener - it stills has calories that have to be counted when restricting calories for weight loss. Good luck! ...Read more

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What is the role of leptin in weight management?

Inhibits appettite: Leptin hormone tells your brain that you are full and do not need to eat anymore. ...Read more

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Is Pilates helpful for weight management?

Is Pilates helpful for weight management?

Absolutely!!: Pilates has advantages by increasing core strength, stretching, raising heart rate, not being as hard on joints as running for some, is calming, builds lean muscle and can be enjoyable! i call that one of the ultimate exercises! ...Read more

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How can fruits and veggies help with weight management?

Fiber/nutrition: Main advantage is giving the body what it needs nutritionally for metabolism. If you also substitute fast food/ preservative laden foods/ sugary starches and simpler carbs for veg-fruits your calories will decrease but more importantly your nutrition is much greater! ...Read more

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Is the lighter life weight management program dangerous?

It looks safe: From reviewing the descriptions of their different weight loss programmes they basically use low calorie diets for overweight (bmi 25-30) and very low calorie diets for obese individuals (bmi 30-35) both with monitoring of your primary care physician and the programmes' weight loss counselors. For most healthy people this diet plan is safe when monitored by a doctor. ...Read more

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Are naturopathic weight management tablets healthy to take?

No proven value: Naturopaths peddle potions that are made under unregulated conditions with no guarantee of potency, composition or purity. Many contain adulterants that can be dangerous or toxic and most are useless fillers. There are no clinical trials of these products. Save your money and work with your regular physician and a good exercise therapist. ...Read more

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Dr. David Wyatt
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Weight Management (Definition)

Weight management is a treatment for a person with abnormal weight (usually somebody who is too obese, but sometimes a person who is too thin). Weight management includes behavioral changes, exercise plans, changes ...Read more